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Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens

There are a variety of helpful tools to choose from to make content curation fun and efficient. If you're just starting out, it’s important to choose a flexible tool that will grow with you as you strive to use technology to "Teach Above the Line" and transform learning.

20 days ago by

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3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content

There are many digital tools that are well-suited for collecting Genius Hour content. Choosing the right tool for the trick depends on your comfort level and personal learning style. Here's a peek at some push button tools designed for education.

2 months ago by

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Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

In order to develop something truly remarkable, we must first engage in constructive play driven by passion. Helping students combine their interests with research, planning and goal setting is a noble role for an educator.

3 months ago by

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The Hour of Code – Join the Movement

We live in a computer powered world. Coding is the language our computers speak. As an educator or a parent, have you ever introduced students to coding?

4 months ago by

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4 Tools to Connect Students to Real World Math

While interdisciplinary units and project based learning are powerful methods of helping students connect school learning to the real world, I suspect many teachers reading this post might be looking for some ideas for use right away, perhaps even tomorrow. Here are some resources that are ready and waiting for use, re...

4 months ago by

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MIND Research Institute

The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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8 iPad Camera Integration Ideas for 1:1 Classrooms

My advice for teachers who are a bit nervous about a 1:1 iPad implementation is to find your comfort zone and strive to find ways to use the camera on the devices to Teach Above the Line, a goal suggested by the SAMR model of tech integration, designed by Dr. Reuban Puentedura.

5 months ago by

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3 Ways to Empower Common Core Writing

The Google Custom Search tool provides educators with the ability to build a search engine that only searches websites chosen to be credible and appropriate for the task. This might sound complicated, but Google has made it as easy as can be.

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